There was a coat on Dolce & Gabbana's spring/summer 2019 runway that wasn't so much a technicolour dream as a kaleidoscopic chimera. Embellished with 3D organza flowers, sequins and crystals, it had a rainbow of silk streamers fluttering from the hem, and the sleeves were trimmed with primary-coloured tassels. The...
Ralph Hasenhuttl, the new Southampton manager, says his training methods will be “mind-blowing” for the players, as he looks to make his mark on the Premier League. The Austrian faced the press for the first time on Thursday since being appointed, and gave a glimpse of the character that propelled his...
Google and Microsoft researchers have called for regulation of “oppressive” facial recognition technology. Concerns were raised by a group of computing experts in a report published by a consortium of computing experts about artificial intelligence. It stated: “Facial recognition and affect recognition  need stringent regulation to protect the public interest. “Such regulation should include...
The helicopter involved in a crash which killed the owner of Leicester City lost control after the pilot's pedals became disconnected from the tail rotor, investigators said. This resulted in the aircraft making an uncontrollable right turn before it spun and crashed, according to a special bulletin by the Air...
Spain and France have almost treble the number of players to choose from than England in the latest list of those who started matches in the big five leagues across Europe. A total of 156 Spanish players and 155 French started games across La Liga, the Bundesliga, the Premier League,...
Gwyneth Paltrow has taken credit for popularising yoga in America. The Oscar-winning actress, who founded the lifestyle website Goop, said she was taken aback recently when someone in Los Angeles asked her if she had ever practiced it. She said: "I remember when I started doing yoga and people were like,...
The nation's capital bids its final farewell to the late former President George HW Bush on Wednesday in a service of prayer and praise that is drawing together world envoys, Americans of high office and five current and former presidents. A viewing for the 41st president who has been lying in state...
Specialist banks are aiming to broaden their appeal by offering an “ethical” way for people to purchase a house. Islamic mortgages have become a niche proposition since high street names HSBC and Lloyds Bank left the market more than five years ago, but specialist lenders are now looking to breathe new...
The public should be "getting involved" and "do something physical" if they see a police officer being attacked, according to the Met Police's commissioner.  Cressida Dick said the recent trend of people filming attacks on police and mockingly posting the footage online was "absolutely awful". She said: "Officers getting assaulted and people...
The humble term 'goldsmith' doesn't do justice to the work of Jacques Lenfant, whose father Georges gave his name to the Parisian workshop that executed jewels for the great maisons of the 20th century: Cartier, Hermès, Van Cleef & Arpels et al. It was Lenfant junior who cemented the firm's...